In August 2020, NGO Monitor sent a letter to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding Norwegian funding to terror linked Palestinian NGOs.
NGO Monitor Submission to the Committee to review the Guidelines for Observation and Exclusion of Companies from the Government Pension Fund Global
The Institute for NGO Research presents this submission to the Committee in advance of its review of the Guidelines for Observation and Exclusion of Companies from the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG).
In April 2019, the Essex Business and Human Rights Project (EBHR) at Essex University (UK) and Norwegian People's Aid published “Investor Obligations in Occupied Territories: A Report on the Norwegian Government Pension Fund. The report exemplifies how not to conduct human rights due diligence in situations of conflict and primarily reflects the ideological agendas of its pro-BDS backers.
On August 2, 2018, a number of UN and European government officials attended an event hosted by the PA’s “Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission" that included a virulently antisemitic artwork display in the Area C encampment of Khan al-Ahmar. The failure of the government and UN officials to vigorously and publically condemn this incident stands in sharp contrast to claimed human rights agendas.
One of NRC’s principle projects in Israel, “Information, counseling, and legal assistance (ICLA),” exploits judicial frameworks to manipulate Israeli policy, bypassing democratic frameworks. NRC’s legal projects and funded mainly by Norway, the European Union (EU), and the United Kingdom (UK).
Professor Gerald Steinberg discusses how the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) IS QUICK TO become international advocates for Hamas, while portraying Israelis as immoral.